tv KTVU Morning News Early Edition FOX December 3, 2012 5:00am-6:00am PST
the rain but are we done? a former winery owner killed inside a south bay mansion. now police have a sketch of what they hope will lead to an arrest. same sex couples closely watching the nation's highest court this morning. it's all ahead here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, december 3rd i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve paulson is here. i heard him three days. three days of dry weather? >> it will be back tuesday night. it's nothing like this weekend. thank goodness. yesterday morning was rocking and rolling. we do get a break though. some of the higher clouds coming in. overall a dry day today. highs 50s and 60s opinion here is tara. let's take a live look at
880. we have no delays as we drive past the oakland coliseum. and last but not least we have a look at the san mateo bridge. you can see traffic flowing nicely. 5:00 on the nose let's head back to the desk. we are following breaking news out of livermore. we have been talking about it where a chp patrol car flipped over during a high speed chase. allie rasmus just arrived on the scene. she will join us a live report on the very latest in just a few minutes. time now 5:00. we are still on that storm watch and the bay area is still recovering from that big weekend storm that left a lot of neighborhoods reeling and picking up the pieces. that includes lafayette where a big sink -- in now that is big. a sink hole opened up on mountain view drive. this is a 20-foot sink hole. the road just collapsed after the culvert that diverts creek water under the road clogged up
with debris. cracked the sidewalk and then the road collapsed. and then making matters worse water, sewage, and gas lines are all under that collapsed road. repair crews will be working to fix it all today. then the culvert has to be replaced. reportedly a new bridge will not be built until next spring. this morning people who live in napa county are still keeping a close eye on the napa river but there is good news. the river is expected to stay below flood stage. still several feet of water are covering a peach orchard on deer park road. >> it looks like we got off pretty easy. we have some flooded vineyards and things like that. and just some washed out driveways. >> mount st. helena was one of the hardest hit areas with four inches of rain in 24 hours. 2200 people still don't have power in the greater bay area. here are some of the litest numbers from pg&e.
now the north bay and east bay have more than 600 customers still without power. south bay outages effecting 595 customers. in the santa cruz mountains 250 are still in the dark. peninsula and san francisco have no more than 50 outages each. time now 5:02. less than a month to go now. it look like congress is no closer to keeping the nation from going over. timothy indict never says the -- geithner says the ball is now in the republicans court. >> think about this. if we gave the president $1.6 trillion of new money what do you think he'd do with it? he's going to spend it. >> what we're not going to do is extend the tax cuts to the
wealthiest americans. there is no possibility that we're going to find a way to get our fiscal house in order without the tax rates going back up. >> if congress doesn't act by the end of this year, tax rates will go up for almost everybody and across the board spending cuts will take effect. that could plunge the u.s. economy into another recession. people on both sides of the controversial same sex marriage issue will be closely watching the u.s. supreme court this morning. just an hour and a half from right now the high court is due to release another list of cases. coming up at 5:15 what it will mean if california's proposition 8 is on that list and what it means if it's not. muni and other agencies are thinking about a controversial plan when it comes to their fair rates. muni is considering basing how much people pay on how much money they earn. according to the examiner some people don't think it's fair that people who are struggling to pay their bills have to pay
$64 for a monthly pass while senior citizens who have more money are only paying $22 for the same fair. now this newest plan was triggered by the debate over providing free muni passes to low income youth. 5:04 is the time. we are still talking about that accident in livermore. let's go to tara. >> this is on 580 eastbound. it happened at flin road. we had a high speed chase involving two chp patrol cars. one ended up flipping over. we saw the officer get out and walk around. now the pursuit kept going and this reached speeds of more than 100 miles an hour. so allie rasmus is live at the scene and she will let us know how it all ended. right now we will take a live look at the folden gate bridge. you can see a little mist out there this morning. very nice commute into san
francisco. 880 near the oakland coliseum. a lot of folks on the road. you can see that traffic is flowing very nicely. finally in the south bay 237 milpitas traffic again looking good in both directions. here is steve. tara, thank you. impressive totals coming in. i tried to find the heaviest amounts. 15 and three quarters wednesday to sunday. cazadero 13. mt. diablo 10.25. if you have a total you can always e-mail me or tweet me. there was r there were totals that were impressive from north to south. we get a little bit of a break today. a lot of high clouds coming in. it's a dry monday. rain returns tuesday afternoon. then for everybody wednesday but this is not a system that stop the presses or anything. this will be a normal system. one more front and then the pattern will change. it's going to get colder by the
upcoming weekend. 40s on the temps. fog forming. you really need clear skies. it's moving north this system but it's still going to drag across us. partly sunny today though. a lot of high clouds. overall mostly sunny and partly cloudy skies. maybe a little bit more cloud cover to the north. 50s and 60s on the temps. high clouds today. rain starts in the north bay and moves south. but we will still get rain out of it. clearing on thursday. looks good friday. the pattern turns cooler on saturday. time now 5:06. we are going back to this mornings breaking news out of livermore where a chp patrol car flipped over during a high speed pursuit that topped speeds of 100 miles an hour. this all happened just after 3:00 this morning on 580 eastbound near flynn road. we have been told two chp
patrol cars were chasing a driver when one of the officers lost control and the car the patrol car flipped over. that officer was taken to the hospital to be examined. allie rasmus is there. she's been there since 4:30. she will bring us a live update on everything. right now it's 5:07. the south bay woman was viciously attacked. how she managed to turn the tables on her attacker. more controversy surrounding comedian pat williams. we'll tell you what happened at a bar in seattle and why she is also in trouble for something that happened in the sacramento area. here's a look at 101 through san francisco. traffic flowing nicely. we will let you know if there are any problems coming up.
more problems for cat williams. he was arrested yesterday in seattle. he got into a dispute with a work earn at a bar in seattle. that arrest comes a day after williams was caught on tape slap anglo at a target store near sacramento. days before that katt williams also had a run in with police in downtown sacramento after he almost hit five pedestrians. he was also arrested recently in oakland and had a very public meltdown on stage last month.
new this morning secretary of state hillary of clinton warning there is a red line for the united states if syria uses chemical weapons from its several war. >> i'm not going to telegraph in any specifics what we would do in the event of credible evidence that the assad regime has resorted to using chemical weapons against their own people. >> secretary clinton delivered that warning to a visit to a the czech republic. this all follows intelligence reports that the syrian military has been moving chemical weapons. the victim of a purse snatching attempt fought off her attacker and chased her down the street. a man attacked the woman as she walked down homer avenue listening to head phones at about 1:00 a.m. yesterday. he pushed her down and tried to steal her purse. the woman held on even as the man punched her in the face. she kicked him he ran off.
the man got away without the purse. san francisco's board of supervisors may be close to a deal to extend the lease of a gun club for up to two years. the compromise comes after efforts to evict the gun club this summer. it could cost as much as $10.5 million to clean up soil at the site which the club has occupied for almost 80 years. time is 5:12. residents living on the peninsula still complaining about the noise from commercial jets landing at sfo. retired pilots say that probably won't change in the near future despite agreements between lawmakers and the faa. the pilots say they followed the instructions of air traffic controllers who's top priority is safety which means keeping the planes specified distances apart. the pilots are adding sfo wasn't built to handle the large amount of traffic it does have on a daily basis. a bike lane a battle is heating up in golden gate park. coming up at 5:23 why daylight
activist want to shut that bike lane down. same sex couples are eagerly awaiting news from the u.s. supreme court this morning. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what is at stake and when we could hear from the court. >> reporter: pam within the next few hours we expect to get word from the u.s. supreme court about more of the cases it will consider this term. the justices met friday to talk about a number of challenges to gay marriage laws. among them california's ban on same sex marriage proposition 8. supporters of same sex marriage are hoping the court will decide not to review prop 8. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same sex marriage in california. san francisco city officials tell us they are ready to perform marriages as soon as tomorrow. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we already have in place and volunteers who are being trained today.
we'll have a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to get married. >> reporter: and we are waiting for word from the court. we'll bring it for you here on channel 2. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. last night president obama congratulates zone people honored for -- seven people honored for their lifetime culture. among the honorees ballerina natal yeah. david letterman. dust tin hoff man. and the surviving members of led zeppelin. time now 5:14. let's check in with tara. >> we have that big accident in livermore that looks like that scene has been moved over to the shoulder. eastbound traffic should be flowing okay on 580. allie rasmus will have an update on the high speed chp pursuit. now let's head outside. we can take a live look at sf.
this is 101. you can see there are no delays on the left hand side there as you make your way toward downtown. and we have a look at highway 4. this is is through the bay point area. the headlights there are folks heading westbound toward concord no delays. and finally 280 in san jose you can see traffic flowing well in both directions. here is steve. thank you, tara. very good morning. things are quiet today. rain returns tomorrow. sergio up in rom picot 13.50. and oakmont 9.25. the next system will spread rain in tomorrow. again the air is very saturated. dry monday. fog forming. north bay mainly. rain returns tuesday.
then tuesday night into wednesday it will move south. it will make it all the way to san jose but it's a weaker system. but still any rain on top of what we had is not good. much, much cooler air mass. i think after you noticed it yesterday. 2:00, 3:00 hey man these are warm systems. napa 39. there is a lot of 40s around. temperatures noticeably cooler than what we had. these are mid pacific systems. these are warmer systems though. but again they are not coming out of the gulf of alaska. so they hold more moisture. partly sunny today patchy fog. partly sunny and partly cloudy. 50s and 60s on the temps. the days are oh so short now. we'll have rain returning to the north bay. tuesday night into wednesday. clears out thursday looks good friday. and to me it looks like a cold windy pattern. pam. thank you, steve.
in business news european markets are up after a positive report out of china. it shows manufacturing is expanding in china for the first time in more than a year. despite that china shanghai composite index fell more than 1%. hong kong's market fell more than 1%. but taiwan, coke, and jay -- south korea and japan finished strong. for here as you can see pretty small moves on friday. auto makers report their november sales today and analysts are mixed with con qum consumers say they are getting stingier with their spending. time now 5:17. there was an attack by a dolphin at sea world. we'll tell you what happened to a child and why there is a demand for sea world to make
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at sea world in florida a dolphin bit an eight-year-old girl's hand. the girl's father was running a video caught it all on video. posted it on youtube. right there. now the dolphin bit the little girl while she was feeding it a piece of fish. she was not seriously hurt but the girl's parents say they posted that video online because they want sea world to make some changes. >> a couple things one maybe have a different way to feed the dolphins because the dolphins on a ledge that have a different type of container that is as alluring. and increase the minimum age requirement. >> while sea world released a statement. educators and animal care staff are always there on site monitoring all of their exhibits. a bike lane here at golden gate park are style -- cyclist ride between parked cars and the sidewalk along 1.5 miles of john f. kennedy drive.
the speeds of both the cars and bikes have dropped more than two miles an hour. but disability activists say it cuts off their access to the sidewalk. so now they are thinking about taking legal action to completely shut down that bike lane. the weekend storm brought major problems to the south bay and that had utility workers and law enforcement working overtime. several trees came down on to power lines and there was also major flooding at several parks. a man, woman, and child were stuck in their car because of flooding on east capital expressway in milpitas. many people now say they are stocking up on sandbags to prepare for the next storm. >> well, i was cooking and look out on the street and there was flood on the park. and it reminds us many years ago in the mid 1990s and we got flooded there. >> in mountain view a try also went down on to an apartment with one limb poking right through the roof. rain is predicted to hit the south bay tomorrow night and wednesday. our time now 5:23.
despite reports he was arrested it appears that tech mogul john mcafee is out there on the run. police in belize reportedly told the daily mail mcafee is still nowhere to be found. police called mcafee a person of interest in the murder of his neighbor. mcafee says he fears the police want to kill him. back here at home an oakland company as won the right to provide school lunches to students in 114 schools in san francisco. revolution foods won the competitive process. it's a $9 million deal that still requires school board approval. revolution foods builds itself as a healthier, fresh food alternative but costs more than other providers. students in five states will be spending more time in school. select schools in colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york, and tennessee they are all scheduled to announce today
they are adding 300 hours of class time to the school calendar. they have not said if they plan to make the school day longer or extend the school year. supporters of the extra class time say it will help those students that are struggling and allow for a more well rounded curriculum. time now 5:24. tara is back. what happened on the altamont pass? >> we had that earlier accident we've been talking about. a high speed chp chase where a patrol car flipped over allie rasmus will be live on the scene in a few minutes. right now let's take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is very little backup. it will change within the hour. and in oakland a shot of 880 the headlights are those heading southbound toward hayward. and 680 near the sunol grade southbound traffic on the right hand side there again same story. no delays to report. 5:25 here is steve. we have a little quieter
pattern. i think it's well deserved. we don't get out of this pattern completely yet there will be one more system coming in late tuesday and into wednesday. but a lot of high clouds today overall highs 50s and 60s. watch out for patchy fog. especially toward santa rosa and napa. otherwise a break today and we'll have more coming up in our seven-day including a pattern change. time now 5:25. the special guests today in sacramento as state lawmakers open a new session why one of their first actions will be to honor a bay area boy scout. and repair work will continue later this morning out here in lafayette at the scene of a huge sink hole that opened up as result of heavy rain. we'll tell you how long it will likely take to rebuild this roadway. very latest on this developing story. a chp cruiser flips over. it happened during a high speed
break. there is one more system that has to come in. it will be a weaker system. highs 50s and 60s. more on the impressive totals we had and more of the system. down in the south bay 280 at the 880 split. the headlights are 280 northbound traffic. no delays. 5:29 let's head back to the desk. chp patrol car that flippedover and crashed. allie rasmus is out there. you have new information about what happened. good morning, ali. >> this happened on eastbound 580 a couple of hours ago. right between the greenville road exit and north anyone road exit. right in the middle of the
altamont pass. chp officer ended up crashing his patrol car. preliminary information we have is that the officers injuries were minor. he had some head injuries one of his fellow officers took him to a nearby hospital and he is expected to recover. there is a construction site close to where the accident happened but the two far right lanes blocked off. we're not sure if that construction site may have played a role in this crash in distracting the officer. we are not sure why it started in the first place. live in livermore allie rasmus. time now 5:31. storm watch continues this
morning. no classes today at a marin county middle school because of that weekend storm. white hill middle school in fairfax suffered a lot of flooding damage in several classrooms and in their library. the principal says a lot of the campus is covered with mud. school officials haven't decided when the classes will resume. the russian river will not lean over its banks. sonoma county has opened up an operation center. it closed after the danger had passed. power outages are down to about 2200 customers from about 125,000 yesterday morning. in san francisco heavy winds and rain snapped a power pole in the sunset district. 8400 customers lost power in daly city ground saturating rain caused a 50-foot pine tree to fall on southbound 280. problem blocked two lanes and backed up traffic for an hour. drivers in lafayette dealing with another big
problem. a huge sink hole. part of mountain view drive collapsed yesterday. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is out there with what caused this mess and the work needed to fix it. good morning, alex. >> reporter: a flooded creek is what caused this huge sink hole out here in lafayette. later on crews will be back out here at the scene of this collapse here. they will be using an excavator you might be able to see. it's been brought out here so they can dig degree out of this creek and eventually hopefully secure this sink hole entirely. it will be a long slow process to build this roadway that collapsed yesterday. it could take months to do that. yesterday heavy rain overflowed the creek. and then late in the afternoon the soil eroded and the pavement just gave way. that is what created the sink hole. under ground utilities were camp mused in the collapse. a gas line had to be capped immediately. crews had to create a sewer bypass to keep waste from running into the creek.
there was a 12-inch water main that came close to rupturing but stayed intact. the problem out here the culvert that diverts water under the roadway got backed up. >> numberover logs. whole bunch of debris from upstream. came down the creek. water had nowhere to go but over the top and created an eddy. >> reporter: so now the city has to start working on a long- term fix out here at this creek. perhaps a rack of some type might be put in place so they can catch debris flowing down the creek. but a new bridge in the end likely won't be built until spring is what crews are saying. in the meantime mountain view drive here will remain shut down. meaning a lot of neighbors in this area will have to drive out of their way find an alternate route to get into downtown lafayette. live this morning in lafayette alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >> don't forget log on to our website ktvu.com and our mobile
apps for the very latest on weather. time is 5:34. police still searching for the criminal's blamed for friday's deadly home invasion. ktvu janine de la vega is live with more on who the police are looking for and why there are still a lot of unanswered questions. janine. >> reporter: dave, police worked all weekend and they are following up on leads. they are continuing to do that. they analyzed all the evidence to help them track down a killer. now let's go to a sketch here of the man that police are looking for. he's described as a white or latino man between 23-24 years old. he's around six feet tall and skinny with black hair and dark eyes. investigators say this man and several others broke into this multimillion dollar home when officers arrived they found the house was ransacked and the body of 66-year-old koomra his wife was beaten but did not
have any serious injuries. he is reportedly the former owner of the historic mountain winery. he also owned western cellular. so back out here live police want to make sure if you have any information about the victim or this man in the sketch who is being described as the suspect to please give police a call. reporting live janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. time is 5:35. later this morning the family of oscar grant goes back to court. the lawsuit that grant's family wants to move forward. new state lawmakers will take the oath of office in sacramento this morning. democrats won a historic super majority in both houses. that allowed them to -- allows them to raise taxes. but leaders say they will avoid
doing that considering voters just passed proposition 30. one of the first orders of business for the state assembly will be to honor a bay area boy scout. ryan did all the work for his eagle scout award but the boy scout says he can't have the honor because he is gay. since then he's been a guest on several national television shows where he told his story. today state lawmakers will honor him for speaking out against intolerance. 5:36. let's get everybody moving now. tara is back. there is a problem in berkeley. some sort of debris or something. the car is on the shoulder. just a heads up. let's take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is flowing pretty well.
milpitas those taillights no problems to report. 5:37 here is steve. they're a thank you. a very good morning. we have a little rest we can take a look at the whopper rain totals. santa cruz mountains 15. mt. st. helena almost 13. san francisco 3.77. somebody in san jose needs to go out and make sure there is not a spider web in the rain gauge. morgan hill and gilroy had two inches as well. i don't know. maybe there is a little rain shadow there. other totals coming in. kentfield 9.48. l.a. honda right above wood side. 8.74. west santa rosa 7.35. and there is our observer tom
in blossom hill 5.75. little bit of a break today. there is patchy fog out there. much, much cooler. 37 napa. we had a warm couple systems there. now that cooler air is spilling in. some of that fog will be popping up as well. we have one more system. it is moving a little more to the north. we are still going to get rain out of it. it will start tomorrow in the north bay and late tuesday night into wednesday. then things will change to a colder pattern as we get to the upcoming weekend. 60s on the temps. nights are longer and days very, very short. rain starts in the north bay. and then goes into wednesday. this will make it all the way down to san jose. looks like a colder system moves into the sierra nevada. time now 5:38. people are still talking about this. the fallout continuing in kansas city after the murder- suicide involving a profootball player. what friends of the couple involved are saying about their
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hours ago. allie rasmus has been there since 4:30. several roads are closed. less than an hour from right now the u.s. supreme court is expected to list -- release another list. proposition 8 for same sex marriage son that list a ruling would come in june. if it's not on the list, that could pave the way for same sex marriages to be legal again in california. the investigation continues this morning into why an nfl player killed his girlfriend and then himself. police say early saturday morning jovan belcher shot his
girlfriend and then shot himself at the chief's training facility the team decided to play their game against the carolina panthers yesterday. the chiefs won but some fans thought there should not have been a game at all. >> probably should have canceled it. yeah out of respect. and reschedule it later on in the season. >> friends say belcher and girlfriend did argue about normal stuff. they had a three-month-old daughter. moments after a man charged in the -- found dead in his jail cell. he could be linked to seven other killings. israel keys was scheduled to go to trial in march for the death of an 18-year-old beer's that. now police say he also confessed to killing a vermont couple and indicted on other killings in new york and washington state. police say keys died of an apparent suicide. your time is 5:44. a man is in jail after leading
police on a high speed chase from san jose to oakland overnight. the chp says the driver got on to interstate 880 heading to oakland after not stopping for a traffic violation. the chase lasted several miles before the driver got off the freeway. he was finally stopped by spike strips on moraga avenue near mountain view cemetery. later this morning os -- oscar grant was shot and killed by bart police officer johan necessary mehserle on the platform of the fruitvale bart station. this morning at 9:00 if two oakland civil rights attorneys will be arguing for the ninth circuit court of appeals. arguing bart police officers should not receive legal immunity against a civil lawsuit filed by grant's family. last year a federal judge ruled to allow the lawsuit to move
ahead. the police officers appealed that ruling to the ninth circuit court. this is a seventh day of a strike at the nation's busiest port. clerical workers at the ports of los angeles and long beach set up picket lines last tuesday. they have been trying to negotiate a new contract for 2.5 years. they are also claiming their jobs are being outsourced out of the state and across the pacific ocean. now officials at the port deny that charge. the list of the dock workers are not crossing the picket lines and say the strike is costing the port as much as $1 billion every day. major development on treasure island is moving forward. they now have until the end of the month to choose a new home to make way for the development. $1.5billion project includes up to 8,000 new homes along with new commercial and office space. there have been obstacles including financing and concerns over toxic waste on
the island. developers hope to break ground by 2014. heavy rain caused major flooding at a mobile home park. that happened early yesterday morning at newels mobile city. a creek that surrounds the mobile home park overflowed causing the flooding. some of the homes in the path of the flood were damaged. >> i got my mom out. i took her down to a friends house down the street. you never know. >> heavy winds also caused damage. most of the water went down by yesterday afternoon. time now 5:46. bart officials say they are not sure yet of yesterday's big storm is to blame for two separate service problems. coming up what it was that shut down the entire system for more than an hour. 5:46 is the time right now. tara is in for sal. says it's a traffic hazard in napa. >> that is right we have a tree down. it's at meadow wood lane and it is blocking almost the entire
roadway. no word yet on when crews will be able to get that cleared away. right now we will head outside. we'll take a live look at 880. you can see the traffic is flowing nicely in both directions. and at the mccarthur maze traffic on the far right hand side of the screen folks heading to the bay bridge toll plaza. finally down on the south bay 280 at the 880 split the headlights are 280 northbound traffic as you make the drive toward santa clara. on the rain totals i would say we're doing very well wouldn't you? i mean after three days of pretty impressive totals. average for this time of year santa rosa is 7.43. 13.47 so far. 181% of normal. it's time to dry out a little bit. there is one more system especially for the north bay which could add another inch or inch and a half by wednesday. the city 7.92. average 4.81. and san jose 2.97. you can double that. not too far away. everyone is way over 100% for
this time of year. and things are looking pretty good. especially when you get to 13.5 inches of rain for wednesday and sunday. cazadero also over 13. middletown 12.25. mt. diablo 10.71. so we do need a little break. we'll get one today. and rain comes back in the picture tomorrow. it's out there. but dry today. patchy fog although with the cloud cover really is hard pressed to kind of form or get wide spread. i don't think we will see too much of it. high clouds today. mostly sunny. partly cloudy. rain returns into tuesday and wednesday. today though mostly fair. partly cloudy. noticeably colder this morning. napa 37. we had lows remember last week 58-59 degrees. same on sunday. that has changed. the cold air has spilled in here in a big way. look at this pretty good
system. it is heading more to the authority. it will move right across us. the air is very saturated. it won't take much to get rain going tomorrow. after that the pattern moves into a different colder pattern. today 50s and 60s. not much of a difference here. increasing clouds tuesday. rain starts to the north. spreads tuesday night into wednesday. clearing on thursday. friday looks pretty good. then we see a colder pattern. i think there will be snow up in the sierra. shoppers spent more than $20 billion in the first 30 days of the holiday season. that is a new record. that is up 15% from last year. but the shopping season appears to have quickly dried up after cyber monday. that is the same pattern as of last year. there are reports delta wants to buy a big chunk of another airline. 49% of britain's virgin atlantic is own by singapore airlines. sources familiar with negotiations say delta is
interested in getting landing rights at london's airport. you're still here. >> so are you. i didn't expect you to seem so you. >> the finale of twilight remains a big hit at the box office. breaking dawn part two was number one for the third weekend in a row. sky fall trailed slightly. two brought in more than $30 million during the weekend. lincoln rise of the guardians and life of pi rounds out the top five. coming to the bay area to pay up. why long after the world series victory who is in the bay area to settle a bet. plus could anybody survive this? what happened to the passengers in this car in oregon. don't forget ktvu news to go down load the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts lye
rescuers call it a miracle. look at this. couple in oregon walked away after that giant tree fell on their car. right there. it's a 100-foot tree. it fell moments after the couple parked outside of a house in canby yesterday afternoon. the car was crushed. they pulled them out of the window. they were pretty shaken up but not seriously hurt. >> they must have had a bright light shining down on them. if you look at the passenger compartment especially the drivers compartment there is a space of two loafs of bread in there. >> that is incredible. now officials say the tree's roots rotted. that probably caused the tree to topple and fall. three firefighters are in the hospital after a serious accident in orinda. it happened on eastbound highway 24. it all started when an suv crashed into the center divider.
that triggered a chain reaction crash involving several other vehicles. while one of the drivers and three firefighters were standing on the right shoulder, another suv lost control and pushed another car into them. all of them were rushed to the hospital with major injuries. bart is expected to be running normally this morning. that is after two power failures disrupted service yesterday. the first problem happened just after 9:15 yesterday morning. an electrical failure halted all service. the outage also prevented bart from communicating with passengers. they were able to send updates via twitter. power was restored an hour later and then a second power outage to the same circuit hit just after 2:00 p.m.. now bart is not sure if the problem was caused by the storm. detroit's mayor is in san francisco today to make good on his world series wager with san francisco mayor ed lee. as you know the giants swept the detroit tigers in four games in october. they vowed that the leader of
losing team's city would tour economic ventures and perform community service in the winning team's city. the mayors will tour san francisco company twitter and greene stark than on to at & t park for another tour. 5:56. if you are going to the golden state warriors game you are being asked bring something with you. a new unwrapped toy. it's in support of the oakland mayor's community toy drive. the first 400 fans to donate a toy will you will get a limited edition golden state warriors photo. coming up on our 6:00 hour. start to see traffic in the east bay. let's check in with tara. >> congestion on 580 westbound. and also the metering lights will be going on. in san francisco no delays on 101. 680 at the sunol grade southbound traffic looking good. let's head back to the desk.
5:57. the east bay hole in the ground that is going to effect the morning commute. the latest on that sink hole in lafayette and how long it will take that neighborhood to get back to normal. just hours ago a chp patrol car flipped over during a high speed chase. we'll have a live report from the scene ons officer involved and how that chase ended.